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Doddington Hall | Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
+44 1522 812505
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit today as ladies that lunch. It was very busy and we queued for 15 mins for a table, so my advice is book ahead. Atmosphere was noisy, tables are close and felt cramped due to the number of people present. Menu is varied and lots of homemade food including cakes. The food dishes we had were enjoyable and... More 

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Thank beinna
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Met up with family at Doddington Hall cafe/restaurant. Once again the service and wares offered were exceptional. This is always a busy venue and is regularly the top of our list to meet up with family. If you haven't already make a point to visit, I doubt that you will be disappointed? Well done to the Management and all Staff,... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food average for the price, quiche overcooked, staff need training in how to present the cutlery rather than "plonking" it down, tables need to be cleared when customers have finished to enable them to have a slice of cake and not have to clear their own table as witnessed yesterday.

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Thank shar0nwilc0x
Caunton
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was chosen because the cafe was full! Very busy between midday and 14:00. Staff very good and aimed to impress. Food choice limited but good quality and competitive prices. Get a table near the wall. There's more room.

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Thank WinkerCaunton
Grantham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Doddington Cafe for the first time in a number of years. My wife and I went for the beef burger, and hand cut chips with side salad. Excellent. We then had very nice coffee and I had coffe cake(little bit dry) and the wife had carrot cake which was very good. Both ladies and gents toilets could have done... More 

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Thank 713rossy
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a coffee whilst on a shopping trip to the fabulous food hall & clothes department. Coffee lovely, and a delicious flapjack. I would have liked soup but that wasn't available until 12.

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Thank Susan R
Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for a quick lunch and was very impressed with the food and service. It was a very busy Saturday lunchtime but the staff made sure that everything ran as smoothly as possible. The shop has lots of tempting foods and gift items. The only negative aspect was the toilets which had no hot water and were very dirty.

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Thank jog449
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a cold winters day so we only ventured around the farm shop and shops but we enjoyed it. We had lunch in the cafe and the food was excellent and fairly priced. We will definitely visit again

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Thank steven w
Redcar, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went to this place for a quiet lunch, Jupiter the assistance dog loved the smells but was really good at not taking the food that was all around him, at nose height. The cafe is very popular so you may have to queue but the food is well worth the wait. (Do leave some room for... More 

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Thank tishwallinger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I are regulars to Doddington Hall & have eaten in the cafe before which it lovely but today was a trip to the restaurant for a birthday treat. The staff were welcoming & helpful. Before the starters we opted for olives - we got a huge bowl of gorgeous olives with 2 chunks of focaccia bread with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 38
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doddington Hall | Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 812505
Description
Awarded UK's Best On Farm Restaurant & cafe 2015 by FARMA. Converted farm buildings in the shadow of Doddingoton Hall house a beautiful Cafe and Restaurant. Cafe has order at counter service open daily from breakfast, lunch and tea. Waitress service restaurant open daily for lunch and on Friday and Saturday evenings. Both showcase home-grown produce including beef, game, vegetables and fruit from the Doddington Estate and walled Kitchen Garden. Reservations recommended in the restaurant. Access through Doddington Farm shop

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?